48: Mezcal with Sarah Parniak - “I really hate to use the word artisan.”

Joined by drinks writer Sarah Parniak, Mark and Jamie explore the world of mezcals and tequilas. Also mentioned, weird drinking traditions that include eating tequila worms, kissing dead fermented human toes, and cod lips, and was Mark’s Don Julio Reposado actually a Reposado?

Sarah, Jamie and Mark are drinking:
Mezcal Los Siete Misterios
Divino Mezcal Reposado
Don Julio Reposado
Laphroaig Quarter Cask
Colonel E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof

Also mentioned:

Should You Eat the Tequila Worm?
Patron Swallows Human Toe While Drinking “Toe” Drink
Kissing the cod
The Sweet Escape in the Distillery District
Drinking lots of coffee saves liver from alcohol damage, research finds
Argentinean Mixology: Fernet and Coke
Hard Water - San Francisco 

The theme song is licensed in thanks to Alan Doyle! It's available on iTunes